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Jack Schlossberg is the grandson of President John F. Kennedy and a member of the Profile in Courage Award committee. Bob Inglis is a former Republican member of Congress from South Carolina and the 2015 recipient of the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award for his efforts to engage conservatives on climate change. The opinions expressed in this commentary are theirs.
(CNN)We belong to different generations and political parties. We live in different states and under different circumstances. One of us is a college student, born into a political family, while the other is a former congressman from South Carolina and father of five children.